The Comptroller of the command, Willy Egbudin, told reporters yesterday that the cargo with products from China had not been certified by any control agency in Nigeria and had no production and expiry date.
The four containers, declared as millet, proved to be packs of cigarette upon examination, Egbudin said.
He said the Customs agent who was handling the clearing of the containers was is in custody, while investigation into the importation has commenced.
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